General Employment Information
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is an equal opportunity employer with primary administrative offices located in Harrisburg as part of the Capitol Complex. Regional administrative field offices are located in Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh while Wine and Spirits Stores are located in all of the Commonwealth's sixty-seven counties.
Approximately 98% of the positions filled in the PLCB are Civil Service which means a Civil Service examination must be passed in order to be employed by our agency.
NOTE: Pennsylvania residency is required for most jobs in the PLCB.
We have over 3,000 employees assigned to a wide variety of occupational areas; administrative, clerical, purchasing, educational, information technology, warehousing and logistics, marketing and other areas related to the purchase and sales of our products. Our largest area of employment is in our Wine and Spirits Stores where we employ over 2,200 store clerks and store managers in the nearly 620 Wine and Spirits Stores located throughout the state.
The entry level store position is the Intermittent Liquor Store Clerk (ILSC) . The ILSC is a permanent part-time position normally involving 13 to 32 hours of work per week. These part-time positions lead to full-time Liquor Store Clerk 1 positions. However, depending upon operational needs and the availability of vacant positions, you may also be hired directly into a full-time Liquor Store Clerk position.
Our Liquor Store Clerk positions offer excellent opportunities with excellent career advancement possibilities and rapid salary advancement potential. All higher level positions; assistant managers, store managers and mid to upper level retail management jobs are filled from within by the advancement of store clerks.
The PLCB also employs approximately 500 Seasonal Liquor Store Clerks during the summer months (June, July and August) as well as 900 during the holiday season (November and December). These positions do not require a Civil Service examination.
The Commonwealth provides a comprehensive package of benefits to all full-time employees and a limited package of benefits to part-time employees through collective bargaining agreements, policy and/or law.
Benefits may include: medical/hospital, supplemental, group life insurance, retirement and savings plans, paid leave and various other benefits and services.
For additional information, please call the Recruitment and Placement Section located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania toll-free at 1-888-299-0125.